If your teeth have dulled and developed stains from dark foods, beverage or tobacco use, you might be interested in exploring your whitening options. The degree of staining on your teeth and the primary cause will go a long way towards determining which whitening products and procedures will be needed to meet your whitening goals.
Make sure you talk to your dentist before starting any whitening routine. They are trained to help you understand the products and procedures that will best improve your smile and long term oral health.
Dental bleaching gel stronger whitening agents like concentrated hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide to help brighten moderately stained teeth. The concentration of these whitening agents exceeds whitening toothpaste or strips.
You pour a small amount of the bleaching gel into the trays provided. Then you place them into your mouth and hold them there for half an hour. It’s important to clean away any excess gel from your gums with cotton swab before it can irritate the sensitive tissues.
If you have deeply stained teeth, dental bleaching gel might simply not be strong enough to completely whiten your teeth. To completely meet your whitening goals you might need to have your dentist perform a dental tooth bleaching procedure. The concentration of whitening agents in the procedure are stronger than anything available on the retail level.
If you have questions or would like to explore your whitening options, please feel free to call us at 407-293-3002 to schedule an appointment.